Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:598

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.

All fees imposed and collected pursuant to R.S. 15:587 or any other provision of law in this Chapter shall be forwarded upon receipt to the state treasurer for immediate deposit into the state treasury.  After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and prior to monies being placed in the state general fund, an amount equal to that deposited as required in this Section shall be credited to a special fund hereby created in the state treasury designated as the Criminal Identification and Information Fund.  All monies in this fund shall annually be appropriated by the legislature to the state police, may be withdrawn only pursuant to such appropriation, and shall be used solely and exclusively by the state police to assist in carrying out the provisions of this Chapter and for special law enforcement initiatives.  Monies in the fund shall be invested by the state treasurer in the same manner as monies in the state general fund.  Interest earned on the investment of monies shall be credited to this fund following compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund.  All unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund at the end of each fiscal year shall remain in the fund.

Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 118, §1, eff. April 23, 2002; Acts 2003, No. 735, §1, eff. June 27, 2003; Acts 2003, No. 1052, §1; Acts 2014, No. 524, §2.